Items tagged: genetically modified food

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Test Your Knowledge of GMOs

October 9, 2017 - 7:03 pm

Are GMOs good or bad? Why is online information so conflicting? Why are the results of scientific research so dramatically different from one study to the next? This quiz contains 15 quick multiple-choice questions to help you become more aware about genetically modified organisms. Once you start...

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It Isn't Health Canada's Job To Put A Positive Spin On GMOs

September 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Last year, Health Canada commissioned a study into consumer perceptions of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Health Canada intends to use the findings to more effectively communicate to the public how food products derived from biotechnology is regulated. The research found that...

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Rachel Parent Attends The Monsanto Tribunal

October 18, 2016 - 3:50 pm

On October 14–16, 2016, representatives from over 800 organizations representing 30 nations convened at The Hague, Netherlands for The Monsanto Tribunal. This international civil society gathering shared testimonies from farmers, families, scientists, business owners, and global organizations that shed...

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Dr. Stephanie Seneff (MIT) Lecture about GMOs and Glyphosate

April 20, 2016 - 4:58 pm

Guest Lecture: Dr. Stephanie Seneff (MIT) on GMOs & Glyphosate - Real Threats to Human & Environmental Health, held at the University of Toronto Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT) Join us for a free exciting educational lecture by Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research...

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Elections are soon… does your preferred candidate support GMO labelling?

August 12, 2015 - 4:27 pm

With Canada's federal election coming up on October 19, do you know where your preferred candidate stands on the topic of mandatory GMO labelling? Photo courtesy of CTV News Canada NDP and Green Party: pro-GMO labelling The NDP have been clear about their position: MP Murray Rankin is so supportive...

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Launching of Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health - May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Join us at the official launch date for the Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health, a national food advocacy organization in Windsor-Essex, the largest food-producing region in Canada. Sunday May 24, 2015 1-4pm Giovanni Caboto Club 2175 Parent Avenue Windsor, Ontario N8X 4K2 Tickets...

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The Pro-Farmer, Anti-GMO Mainstream Movie We Can All Help Bring To The World

May 11, 2015 - 1:53 pm

by Mark DeNicola As originally posted on www.collective-evolution.com It was several months ago that actor David Christopher reached out to me and the rest of the CE team to inform us of his upcoming feature film, “The Seed.” While intended to be visually on par with every mainstream Hollywood...

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Sustainable Food Systems Dialogues at THE MUSEUM

March 8, 2015 - 7:43 pm

Every Sunday from January 18 until March 8 . What could be more important than feeding ourselves daily? Do you ever wonder how food is grown in the farmlands around you? Perhaps you’re wondering what it means to be ‘organic’ and how you can afford it? What does it mean to be sustainable? Are...

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GMOs Are A Bad Idea. If A 15 Year Old Can See It So Clearly, Why Can’t Many Scientists?

November 13, 2014 - 1:49 pm

By Joe Martino As originally posted on www.collective-evolution.com Recently TEDx Toronto held its event which featured a popular figure amongst the GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) community, Rachel Parent. She first started studying GMOs at the age of 12 while doing a school project. By...

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Great Meeting with Rona Ambrose to Discuss GMOs

November 7, 2014 - 5:00 pm

For more than a year, Rachel Parent has challenged Rona Ambrose to discuss the labelling of genetically modified food. Finally after Global Canada News got involved, Canada's Health Minister met with Rachel at 4 pm this past Wednesday November 5 in Ottawa. Scheduled for 30 minutes, the meeting ran...

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Rona Ambrose Ready to Discuss GMOs with Rachel Parent

October 17, 2014 - 4:31 pm

Rachel Parent is thrilled to announce that Canada's Health Minister Rona Ambrose has agreed to meet with her to discuss the topic of GMOs! After submitting two couriered letters to Ms. Ambrose over the past year, coordinating two awareness marches, making several television appearances, and giving...

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Can GM Crops Feed the World?

October 2, 2014 - 11:32 am

The promise that genetically modified crops can “feed the world” is largely used by the biotechnology industry to encourage widespread acceptance of their technology, but it overlooks the real causes of hunger, and disregards the limitations and harmful impacts of GM agriculture. Fact#1: In the...

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Month of Action for Seed, Food and Earth Democracy

September 25, 2014 - 2:06 pm

From September 20 through October 20, 2014, the Global Alliance for Seed Freedom is calling on people from around the globe to reaffirm a world-wide commitment to Seed Freedom, Food Freedom and Earth Democracy. What can you do to get involved? Unleash your creativity… plan a local action or...

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Take Action!

August 6, 2014 - 2:23 pm

Over 60 countries around the world ban, restrict, and label GMOs—including the entire European Union—but not Canada. Click the TAKE ACTION link up above to find out what you can do… Calling Canada's Health Minister Rona Ambrose... http://youtu.be/xHAsp5P_qYo After submitting two couriered...

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Demand GMO Labelling in Canada before September 11

July 30, 2014 - 12:38 pm

In the 2013 Speech from the Throne, the Government of Canada made the commitment to consult with parents and consumers on ways to improve food labels. Food labels are the main way for consumers to identify nutritional content, specific ingredients, potential food allergen risks, and to compare products...

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